Explore Sanibel Island with Tarpon Bay Explorers

Your time in Sanibel Island is sure to be packed full of fun in the sun, but that doesn’t mean you’re restricted to spending your entire vacation on the beach. Why not head out into the water itself for a whole new perspective on the area? With Tarpon Bay Explorers in Sanibel Island, you can! This establishment is a local staple that brings tourists and locals alike out into the stunning waters for a one-of-a-kind experience. 

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Nature Tours

The major attraction that draws guests from our Sanibel Island rentals to Tarpon Bay Explorers is the Nature Tours. These breathtaking excursions are led by an experienced naturalist who will take you through the waters of Tarpon Bay and its magnificent mangrove estuary, where you can see wildlife and marine life up close! Learn about all the animals of the area and perhaps even spot a dolphin or manatee! You’ll also learn about some history of the area and get a unique perspective on the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge. This journey is sure to be fun for the whole family!

Fishing Charters

Looking for something a bit more hands-on? Book a Sanibel Island fishing charter with Tarpon Bay Explorers! Whether you’re completely new to fishing or consider yourself to be an experienced angler, these trips are designed for you. Your captain will take you to precisely the right spot in the water to give you the best chance for the big catch. More than 200 species of fish exist in our local waters, so there’s bound to be a challenge for every angler! Booking a fishing charter is one of the best ways to spend an amazing afternoon on the water with your friends and family. 

Plan Your Next Trip

Sandalfoot Condos is proud to offer rental options for any group on any budget, so no matter how many people you have or how long you want to stay, we’ve got you covered. All you have to do is contact our friendly staff, and they can help you find the perfect Sanibel Island condo rental for your trip. We can’t wait to welcome you to our shores!


If you’d rather take the waters at your own pace, you can still benefit from Tarpon Bay Explorers and their convenient rental services. They rent everything from kayaks and canoes to stand-up paddleboards, pontoons, and fishing equipment. Looking to stay on dry land? You can even rent bikes here! Rentals are available for as little as an hour if you’re looking for a quick trip, and the prices on all equipment simply can’t be beaten. If you’re seeking out equipment rentals while you’re in town, there’s no better place to go!

Tour & Cruise Schedule

Interested in booking a tour or cruise with Tarpon Bay Explorers? They offer excursions all year long, so you should have no trouble fitting an adventure into your schedule. Sanibel Island tours typically last from 1.5 to 2 hours; simply check with Tarpon Bay Explorers to see the tour duration for your specific selection. Tours start as early as 8:30 a.m. and run until the last tour begins at 4:30 p.m., so there’s no reason why you can’t find a slot that works for you! It’s truly never been easier or more convenient to explore the waters around Sanibel Island.

Have we convinced you that you should pay a visit to Tarpon Bay Explorers yet? Well, before you can, you’re going to need to book your stay on Sanibel Island! Luckily, we’ve got incredible condo rentals for every group, including our insanely popular Sanibel Island beachfront rentals!



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